Integrative Medicine is a rapidly growing field that is constantly offering us fascinating new information. Along with beautiful ancient teachings and wisdom (that are not always quantifiable though foundational and proven over time) the field of yoga and mindfulness research is growing. This is a mere introduction, from the areas of integrative health that I am more familiar with, of some newer evidence based information that you may find interesting. I am happy to look into research you have found on your own condition or challenge, that might relate to the work we may be doing together. Please note that I also teach Critical Appraisal 101. If scientific research is somewhat unfamiliar to you and/or you’d like help in this arena, I am happy to schedule a session(s) to help you learn to assess what you are reading or researching about. - click here to discuss further.
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Effect of targeted yoga therapy on the menstrual pain and quality of life of young women with primary dysmenorrhea
Nonpharmacologic Management of Chronic Insomnia
Mindfulness and yoga for psychological trauma: systematic review and meta-analysis
Herbal Products Used in Menopause and for Gynecological Disorders
Impact of integrated yoga therapy on cognitive impairment and cardiac dysfunction in relation to quality of life in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy
Oxidative stress and male infertility - (reduced with yoga intervention)
Effect of Mindfulness Meditation on Biological Acute Stress Responses in Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Mindfulness-based therapy significantly improves sexual desire in women
Breaking the silence: Determining Prevalence and Understanding Stillbirth Stigma
Yoga for palliative care
Osteoporosis and yoga therapy
Caregivers of People With Disabilities: A Program to Enhance Wellness Self-Care
Guided imagery for treating hypertension in pregnancy
Yoga for symptom management in oncology
Yoga Therapy and Polyvagal Theory: The Convergence of Traditional Wisdom and Contemporary Neuroscience for Self-Regulation and Resilience
Evaluation of Guided Respiration Mindfulness Therapy (GRMT) for Reducing Stress in Nurses
A Randomized Controlled Trial on the Efficacy of Integrated Yoga on Pregnancy Outcome
The Effects of Yoga Exercise on Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation of Postpartum Women
The impact of childbirth education classes on delivery outcome
Comparison of Nurse-Midwife and Physician Birth Outcomes in the Military Health System
Effect of Yoga Therapy on Symptoms of Anxiety in Cancer Patients
Improving vasomotor symptoms; psychological symptoms; and health-related quality of life in peri- or post-menopausal women through yoga
Effects of Meditative Movements on Major Depressive Disorder: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
IAYT white paper on Yoga therapy and Pain
IAYT definition of Yoga Therapy (updated 2020)
Cesarean deliveries are decreasing in the United States with increased midwife deliveries
International, multidisciplinary Delphi consensus recommendations on non-pharmacological interventions for fibromyalgia
Yoga for Health: What the Science Says
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